The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in County Antrim with a requirement for Agile Software Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Agile Software Development
Northern Ireland / County Antrim
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 10 19
Rank change year-on-year +4 +9  
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 44 15 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 20.95% 13.16% 5.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 24.44% 15.63% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 9 3
Median daily rate £384 £275 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +39.63% -15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £210 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £315 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year +0.59% +17.36%  

Agile Software Development is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in County Antrim with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
County Antrim
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 180 96 80
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in County Antrim 85.71% 84.21% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 45 43
Median daily rate £400 £300 £215
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% +39.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £109 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £450 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Median hourly rate £16.81 £14.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.89% -17.14%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in County Antrim citing Agile Software Development as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in County Antrim

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Agile Software Development in County Antrim.

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in County Antrim

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in County Antrim

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in County Antrim over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in County Antrim

Agile Software Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in County Antrim.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Agile Software Development in County Antrim

Agile Software Development
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast +3 44 £384 +39.63% 8
Agile Software Development
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the County Antrim region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 43 (42.16%) SQL
2 42 (41.18%) Java
3 33 (32.35%) Finance
4 29 (28.43%) TDD
5 27 (26.47%) C#
6 25 (24.51%) Front Office
7 24 (23.53%) Banking
8 23 (22.55%) Linux
9 22 (21.57%) Python
10 21 (20.59%) Multithreading
11 20 (19.61%) Continuous Integration
12 19 (18.63%) C++
12 19 (18.63%) Relational Database
13 18 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
13 18 (17.65%) BDD
14 17 (16.67%) MS Project
14 17 (16.67%) OOD
15 16 (15.69%) Scrum
15 16 (15.69%) Project Management
16 15 (14.71%) Validation
16 15 (14.71%) Data Validation
16 15 (14.71%) AngularJS
17 14 (13.73%) Information Security
17 14 (13.73%) Integration Testing
17 14 (13.73%) Degree
18 13 (12.75%) Oracle
18 13 (12.75%) SQL Server
18 13 (12.75%) Manual Testing
18 13 (12.75%) Amazon AWS
19 12 (11.76%) Enterprise Software

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (7.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (5.88%) Cloud Foundry
3 5 (4.90%) Apache
4 2 (1.96%) Confluence
5 1 (0.98%) Alfresco
5 1 (0.98%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 17 (16.67%) MS Project
2 7 (6.86%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.86%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (4.90%) MS Office
4 3 (2.94%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 13 (12.75%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (7.84%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.96%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (18.63%) Relational Database
2 13 (12.75%) SQL Server
3 11 (10.78%) NoSQL
4 6 (5.88%) KDB
4 6 (5.88%) Kdb+
4 6 (5.88%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.98%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.98%) Big Data
6 1 (0.98%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.98%) QlikView
6 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.98%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 3 (2.94%) Cucumber
1 3 (2.94%) Jenkins
1 3 (2.94%) LoadRunner
1 3 (2.94%) Selenium
2 2 (1.96%) Bitbucket
2 2 (1.96%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.96%) JIRA
2 2 (1.96%) TeamCity
2 2 (1.96%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.98%) Ant
3 1 (0.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.98%) Maven
General
1 33 (32.35%) Finance
2 25 (24.51%) Front Office
3 24 (23.53%) Banking
4 9 (8.82%) Law
5 7 (6.86%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.96%) Electronics
6 2 (1.96%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.98%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 57 (55.88%) Developer
2 34 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 17 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 17 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
4 13 (12.75%) Analyst
5 12 (11.76%) Project Manager
6 11 (10.78%) C# Developer
7 9 (8.82%) Lead Developer
8 8 (7.84%) Architect
8 8 (7.84%) Cloud Architect
9 7 (6.86%) Test Analyst
10 6 (5.88%) Business Analyst
10 6 (5.88%) KDB Developer
11 5 (4.90%) Banking Analyst
11 5 (4.90%) C# WPF Developer
11 5 (4.90%) C++ Developer
11 5 (4.90%) WPF Developer
12 4 (3.92%) .NET Developer
12 4 (3.92%) AWS Architect
12 4 (3.92%) SC Cleared Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (14.71%) AngularJS
2 12 (11.76%) .NET
3 11 (10.78%) Spring
4 10 (9.80%) ASP.NET Web API
4 10 (9.80%) WCF
5 9 (8.82%) .NET Framework
5 9 (8.82%) ADO.NET
5 9 (8.82%) JSON
5 9 (8.82%) RESTful
5 9 (8.82%) Web Services
5 9 (8.82%) WF
5 9 (8.82%) WPF
6 8 (7.84%) Spring Boot
7 6 (5.88%) Spring MVC
7 6 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (4.90%) Angular 2
8 5 (4.90%) JSP
8 5 (4.90%) Servlets
9 4 (3.92%) CSS
9 4 (3.92%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 18 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (8.82%) Algorithms
4 8 (7.84%) Equity Derivative
5 6 (5.88%) N-Tier
6 4 (3.92%) Equities
7 3 (2.94%) Derivative
8 2 (1.96%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.98%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 23 (22.55%) Linux
2 10 (9.80%) Unix
3 6 (5.88%) Solaris
4 1 (0.98%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (28.43%) TDD
2 21 (20.59%) Multithreading
3 20 (19.61%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (17.65%) BDD
5 17 (16.67%) OOD
6 16 (15.69%) Project Management
6 16 (15.69%) Scrum
7 15 (14.71%) Data Validation
7 15 (14.71%) Validation
8 14 (13.73%) Information Security
8 14 (13.73%) Integration Testing
9 13 (12.75%) Manual Testing
10 12 (11.76%) Defect Management
10 12 (11.76%) Migration
10 12 (11.76%) OO
11 11 (10.78%) Mathematics
11 11 (10.78%) PRINCE2
12 9 (8.82%) Memory Management
12 9 (8.82%) Mentoring
12 9 (8.82%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 43 (42.16%) SQL
2 42 (41.18%) Java
3 27 (26.47%) C#
4 22 (21.57%) Python
5 19 (18.63%) C++
6 12 (11.76%) JavaScript
7 9 (8.82%) PL/SQL
8 6 (5.88%) Perl
9 3 (2.94%) VBScript
10 2 (1.96%) C
11 1 (0.98%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 14 (13.73%) Degree
2 9 (8.82%) SC Cleared
2 9 (8.82%) Security Cleared
3 8 (7.84%) AWS Certification
4 5 (4.90%) PMP
5 2 (1.96%) HND
6 1 (0.98%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.80%) QA
2 5 (4.90%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (7.84%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.96%) Firmware
3 1 (0.98%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.98%) Docker
3 1 (0.98%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 8 (7.84%) Ansible
2 1 (0.98%) AppManager
2 1 (0.98%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (0.98%) Oozie
Vendors
1 13 (12.75%) Oracle
2 9 (8.82%) Sybase
3 7 (6.86%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.92%) ATG
5 1 (0.98%) Cloudera
5 1 (0.98%) Nokia
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £420.00 per day
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Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £466.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago